DIMO, one of the leading diversified conglomerates in Sri Lanka and the only Authorized distributor for TATA vehicles in the country, recently delivered 30 TATA LPK 1618 4 Cube BLASTER tippers to NEM Construction (Pvt) Ltd.

NEM Construction (Pvt) Ltd is one of the leading civil engineering contractors in Sri Lanka with highest CIDA Grading (CS-2) for Highways and Bridges.

TATA LPK 1618 BLASTER tippers are packed with a Cummins ISBe 5.9 180 40 engine with a capacity of 5883cc, producing a maximum output of 180 Hp and complies with the BS IV emission standards. It has a smartly designed air-conditioned cabin and is high on performance and fuel efficiency. With power steering and an impressive gradeability of 42%, the LPK 1618 BLASTER tipper is a fantastic choice to manoeuvre easily.

At the handing over ceremony, Mr. Ranjith Pandithage, the Chairman & Managing Director of DIMO said, “The world-class LPK 1618 BLASTER tippers are manufactured by TATA Motors, the leader in manufacturing commercial vehicles in India. TATA LPK 1618 BLASTER tipper has redefined the construction and mining industry in Sri Lanka with its advanced technology, and minimum operating and maintenance cost. Furthermore, the new design and comfort level allows its drivers to operate with minimum fatigue ensuring the safety of all individuals.”

DIMO offers the entire TATA Commercial Vehicle range in Sri Lanka to suit all mobility demands of local customers, backed by the unparallel DIMO after-sales care. The TATA Commercial Vehicle range includes Small Commercial Trucks (payload below 1 ton), Single Cabs (used in family and several business applications), Light Commercial Trucks (deck length vary from 10 feet to 20 feet), Heavy Commercial Trucks, Heavy Commercial Tippers to Prime Movers and Buses (28 to 54 seaters).

TATA Motors India and DIMO have a strong relationship spanning over 61 years and TATA Commercial Vehicles have played a vital role in the daily lives of many Sri Lankans. TATA Commercial vehicles are the market leader in most of the categories in which it operates. DIMO – TATA currently operates with more than 18 branches and more than 500 dealers across the island to offer TATA Sales, Service and Genuine Spare Parts. This partnership also provides its unique 24-hour roadside assistance service to the valued TATA customers of DIMO.

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Officials of DIMO handing over the tippers to the officials of NEM Construction (Pvt) Ltd.

About DIMO

Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO) is involved in a number of related fields and represents many prestigious principals – Mercedes-Benz, Siemens, Jeep, KSB, TATA Motors, MTU, Komatsu, Michelin, Zeiss, MRF, Bomag, Claas, TK Elevator, Mahindra Tractors and Stanley to name a few. From a company known for vehicles, DIMO today has diversified into many areas. Medical Engineering, Building Management Systems and Services, Power Generation and Distribution, Material Handling, Storage and Warehouse solutions, Power Tools, Agricultural Equipment, Total Lighting Solutions, Power systems and Generators, Refrigeration, Ship Repairing and Driver Training Courses are some of the areas into which DIMO has entered during the past few decades. DIMO has also diversified into fertilizer and agriculture input market. DIMO successfully entered into overseas markets in the Maldives and Myanmar, by expanding their Marine and General Engineering services through partnerships in the Maldives and their automobiles and automobile servicing segments into Myanmar. DIMO is currently working to consolidate on current overseas operations with new markets in East Africa.

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